Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 427 371 407
Rank change year-on-year -56 +36 +3
Contract jobs citing Java EE 500 513 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.62% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 1.92% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 336 398
England median daily rate £485 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.66% +0.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £362 £316 £325
90th Percentile £590 £606 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00

Java EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30,604 26,782 28,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.25% 32.13% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,735 18,574 19,786
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £289
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 333 413
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £17.15 £18.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £60.25 £53.95 £57.00
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +4.36% +6.58% +8.57%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Java EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java EE in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in England over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the England region over the 6 months to 22 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +34 291 £513 +7.89% 83
South East -48 110 £475 -5.00% 27
Midlands -24 46 £425 +6.25% 20
North of England -39 36 £400 +5.26% 16
East Midlands -15 27 £438 +9.38% 12
North West -21 25 £419 +28.85% 12
West Midlands -17 19 £400 -5.88% 8
East of England -36 11 £425 +5.59% 18
Yorkshire -27 9 £400 - 3
South West -3 5 £388 -13.89% 14
North East -6 2 £363 +9.02% 1
Java EE
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 478 (95.60%) Java
2 297 (59.40%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (51.40%) Spring
4 217 (43.40%) Hibernate
5 215 (43.00%) REST
6 200 (40.00%) TDD
7 197 (39.40%) Maven
8 160 (32.00%) JUnit
9 155 (31.00%) Web Services
10 148 (29.60%) Java 8
11 142 (28.40%) Oracle
12 138 (27.60%) JavaScript
13 137 (27.40%) MVC
14 134 (26.80%) Git (software)
15 132 (26.40%) SQL
16 131 (26.20%) XML
17 129 (25.80%) JMS
18 124 (24.80%) Relational Database
19 123 (24.60%) DevOps
20 119 (23.80%) BDD
21 117 (23.40%) Scrum
22 114 (22.80%) RESTful
23 111 (22.20%) SOAP
23 111 (22.20%) Microservices
24 108 (21.60%) JSON
25 106 (21.20%) AngularJS
26 102 (20.40%) Continuous Integration
27 97 (19.40%) OO
28 96 (19.20%) Test Automation
29 94 (18.80%) Jenkins

Java EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 91 (18.20%) Tomcat
2 66 (13.20%) JBoss
3 50 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
4 46 (9.20%) WebSphere
5 42 (8.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 42 (8.40%) WebLogic
6 34 (6.80%) Mule
7 33 (6.60%) Confluence
8 31 (6.20%) WildFly
9 21 (4.20%) WebSphere Application Server
10 19 (3.80%) Apache
10 19 (3.80%) Apache Solr
11 16 (3.20%) Oracle Service Bus
12 12 (2.40%) Jetty
13 9 (1.80%) Mule ESB
14 8 (1.60%) Apache Spark
15 7 (1.40%) IIS
16 6 (1.20%) Liferay
16 6 (1.20%) MQSeries
17 5 (1.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 11 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.40%) ION MarketView
3 5 (1.00%) Actimize
3 5 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.40%) Maximo
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 92 (18.40%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (5.40%) Amazon S3
4 18 (3.60%) IaaS
4 18 (3.60%) PaaS
5 17 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (3.00%) OpenShift
7 14 (2.80%) Algolia
8 10 (2.00%) SaaS
9 9 (1.80%) GitHub
10 7 (1.40%) Sauce Labs
11 6 (1.20%) Bluemix
11 6 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.60%) Serverless
14 2 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.40%) Boomi
14 2 (0.40%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.20%) HTTP
2 8 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.00%) BIG-IP
3 5 (1.00%) DNS
4 4 (0.80%) Internet
5 3 (0.60%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.60%) SSL
6 2 (0.40%) Firewall
6 2 (0.40%) FTP
6 2 (0.40%) SMS
6 2 (0.40%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (24.80%) Relational Database
2 90 (18.00%) NoSQL
3 77 (15.40%) RDBMS
4 58 (11.60%) SQL Server
5 53 (10.60%) MySQL
6 43 (8.60%) MongoDB
7 37 (7.40%) Neo4j
8 28 (5.60%) Oracle Database
9 23 (4.60%) Hadoop
10 20 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (3.60%) Big Data
11 18 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (2.40%) Hazelcast
12 12 (2.40%) Redis
13 9 (1.80%) DB2
14 8 (1.60%) HBase
15 6 (1.20%) CouchDB
16 4 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.80%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 197 (39.40%) Maven
2 160 (32.00%) JUnit
3 134 (26.80%) Git (software)
4 94 (18.80%) Jenkins
5 84 (16.80%) Subversion
6 73 (14.60%) Mockito
7 68 (13.60%) Cucumber
8 64 (12.80%) Gradle
9 60 (12.00%) JIRA
10 44 (8.80%) SonarQube
11 41 (8.20%) Selenium
11 41 (8.20%) SoapUI
12 40 (8.00%) Eclipse
13 32 (6.40%) Bitbucket
14 31 (6.20%) Ant
15 30 (6.00%) Vagrant
16 28 (5.60%) Checkstyle
16 28 (5.60%) Liquibase
17 27 (5.40%) IntelliJ
18 23 (4.60%) JBehave
General
1 72 (14.40%) Finance
2 66 (13.20%) Banking
3 25 (5.00%) Retail
4 24 (4.80%) Advertising
5 10 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.80%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.60%) Front Office
8 7 (1.40%) Games
9 6 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.00%) Marketing
11 4 (0.80%) Electronics
11 4 (0.80%) Legal
11 4 (0.80%) Publishing
12 3 (0.60%) Automotive
13 2 (0.40%) Back Office
14 1 (0.20%) Local Government
14 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 406 (81.20%) Developer
2 342 (68.40%) Java Developer
3 68 (13.60%) Senior Developer
4 54 (10.80%) Senior Java Developer
5 38 (7.60%) Architect
6 37 (7.40%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 27 (5.40%) Lead Developer
8 25 (5.00%) Agile Developer
8 25 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 25 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
9 17 (3.40%) DevOps Developer
9 17 (3.40%) Oracle Developer
10 16 (3.20%) Angular Developer
10 16 (3.20%) Java Engineer
10 16 (3.20%) Software Engineer
11 14 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (2.40%) Integration Developer
12 12 (2.40%) Java Software Engineer
12 12 (2.40%) Middleware Developer
13 11 (2.20%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (51.40%) Spring
2 217 (43.40%) Hibernate
3 215 (43.00%) REST
4 155 (31.00%) Web Services
5 131 (26.20%) XML
6 129 (25.80%) JMS
7 114 (22.80%) RESTful
8 111 (22.20%) SOAP
9 108 (21.60%) JSON
10 106 (21.20%) AngularJS
11 85 (17.00%) JSP
12 80 (16.00%) CSS
13 77 (15.40%) Spring MVC
14 74 (14.80%) HTML
15 70 (14.00%) J2EE
15 70 (14.00%) JPA
16 55 (11.00%) Spring Boot
17 54 (10.80%) JAX-RS
18 53 (10.60%) jQuery
19 50 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (5.40%) Linux Command Line
3 26 (5.20%) User Experience
4 17 (3.40%) Algorithms
5 13 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.60%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.40%) Clustering
7 7 (1.40%) SWIFT
8 6 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.20%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.00%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.00%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.80%) Fintech
10 4 (0.80%) NHS
10 4 (0.80%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.80%) Replication
11 3 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.60%) Equities
11 3 (0.60%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 82 (16.40%) Linux
2 80 (16.00%) Unix
3 27 (5.40%) VMS
4 26 (5.20%) Windows
5 17 (3.40%) Android
6 16 (3.20%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.20%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.00%) AIX
10 3 (0.60%) CentOS
11 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.40%) Solaris
12 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (59.40%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (40.00%) TDD
3 137 (27.40%) MVC
4 123 (24.60%) DevOps
5 119 (23.80%) BDD
6 117 (23.40%) Scrum
7 111 (22.20%) Microservices
8 102 (20.40%) Continuous Integration
9 97 (19.40%) OO
10 96 (19.20%) Test Automation
11 84 (16.80%) SOA
12 64 (12.80%) Kanban
13 62 (12.40%) SDLC
14 60 (12.00%) Open Source
15 49 (9.80%) Pair Programming
16 47 (9.40%) Unit Testing
17 41 (8.20%) Front End Development
18 37 (7.40%) Continuous Delivery
19 36 (7.20%) Dependency Injection
19 36 (7.20%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 478 (95.60%) Java
2 148 (29.60%) Java 8
3 138 (27.60%) JavaScript
4 132 (26.40%) SQL
5 27 (5.40%) JPQL
6 26 (5.20%) C#
7 24 (4.80%) Shell Script
8 20 (4.00%) Scala
9 19 (3.80%) PHP
10 15 (3.00%) XPath
11 9 (1.80%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.20%) Python
13 5 (1.00%) C++
13 5 (1.00%) Groovy
13 5 (1.00%) Perl
14 4 (0.80%) Apex Code
14 4 (0.80%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.80%) XAML
15 3 (0.60%) Ruby
15 3 (0.60%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 68 (13.60%) Security Cleared
2 57 (11.40%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.00%) Degree
4 7 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.80%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.60%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.40%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.40%) HND
9 1 (0.20%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.00%) QA
2 7 (1.40%) SEPA
3 5 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.00%) PMO
4 4 (0.80%) PSD2
5 2 (0.40%) GCP
5 2 (0.40%) SLA
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 29 (5.80%) Docker
2 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.60%) vSphere
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) HDFS
3 1 (0.20%) KVM
3 1 (0.20%) LXC
Systems Management
1 31 (6.20%) Ansible
2 30 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (4.00%) Puppet
4 8 (1.60%) Kibana
4 8 (1.60%) logstash
5 6 (1.20%) Terraform
6 4 (0.80%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
7 3 (0.60%) Control-M
8 2 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.40%) Oozie
9 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.20%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 142 (28.40%) Oracle
2 30 (6.00%) IBM
3 26 (5.20%) Microsoft
4 20 (4.00%) MuleSoft
5 14 (2.80%) TIBCO
6 11 (2.20%) CA
7 9 (1.80%) SAP
8 7 (1.40%) ION Trading
9 6 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.00%) F5
10 5 (1.00%) Perforce
10 5 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.00%) Sun
11 4 (0.80%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.80%) Google
12 3 (0.60%) Apple
12 3 (0.60%) Citrix
12 3 (0.60%) hybris
12 3 (0.60%) Sybase
12 3 (0.60%) VMware